DreamHack arranges a lot of Esport tournaments for all audiences ranging from casual and fun, to real hard core attracting professional players. All major genres like Team FPS, Duel FPS, Racing, Fighting, Sports, and strategic games are featured at DreamHack festivals at some level. Many of the tournaments are open for everybody and often starts in the BYOC area then moves on to a tournament area. The final for the main games is played in front of thousand of people on dedicated esport arenas, the main stage or in the LAN.

Here you will find more detailed information on the esport tournaments at DreamHack Summer 2017. We will update as soon as information is released!



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

DreamHack ASTRO Open


Launched in 2012, DreamHack Open is DreamHack’s premiere esports circuit featuring multiple live LAN tour stops across Europe. Eight CSGO teams from around the world will compete for a chance to reach the $100,000 DreamHack Open event at DreamHack Summer 2017. Stay tuned for more information!

Twitter: @DreamHackCSGO
Facebook: @DreamHackCSGO




DreamHack Hearthstone Grand Prix

The DreamHack Grand Prix circuit was launched in 2015, starting with the two centrepieces of the DreamHack events, Summer and Winter. In 2016 Grand Prix expanded, adding Austin and Valencia to the list of stops for the tournament. It has expanded into what is now recognised as the largest third party tournament in the Hearthstone scene, spanning across two continents with thousands of participants and over $100,000 in prizes. It is widely considered among players as one of the most prestigious tournaments in competitive Hearthstone to win.

More information about the sign ups here.

Twitter: @DreamHackHS
Facebook: @DreamHackHS



Super Smash Bros. Melee

DreamHack Smash Championship


The DreamHack Smash Championship 2017 season will be covering events in North America and Europe. In total there will be $100,000 on the line in Smash tournaments during our 2017 LAN events. Six events will host Smash tournaments; four in North America, and two in Sweden.

More information about the sign ups can be found here.

Twitter: @DreamHackSmash
Facebook: @DreamHackSmash



StarCraft II

StarCraft II World Championship Series

StarCraft has a long and storied history at DreamHack events, dating back to DreamHack Winter 2010 where Naama barely edged out MaNa to claim the first StarCraft II trophy in Jönköping. Since then, DreamHack events have always been high points of the year for the StarCraft II community, with a total of 30 champions capturing crowns on DreamHack stages! Next year, in addition to stops at DreamHack Austin, Valencia, and Montreal, StarCraft II returns to Jönköping for DreamHack Summer to cement its place in DreamHack’s lofty halls.

More information about the sign ups here.

2017 Event and Tournament Dates
WCS Austin, April 28th-30th
WCS Jönköping, June 17th-20th
WCS Valencia, July 13th-15th
WCS Montreal, September 8th-10th

For full details regarding the 2017 StarCraft II World Championship Series, see the announcement on

Twitter: @DreamHackSC2
Facebook: @DreamHackSC2


Heroes of the Storm

Mid-season Brawl


Heroes of the Storm is coming back to DreamHack Summer with the Mid-Season Brawl! In 2016, DreamHack Summer hosted the biggest Heroes of the Storm tournament in Europe, and will do it again in 2017. Twelve of the world’s best Heroes of the Storm teams will compete live onsite for their share of the $250,000 prize pool, as well as bragging rights for taking home the first global title of the HGC in 2017!

For more details and to stay up to date about the Mid-Season Brawl check out the official HGC website.


Street Fighter V

Capcom Pro Tour

Come out and square-up with players from all over the globe in Street Fighter V for a chance to win your share of the $15,000 prize pool! For more details and to stay up to date about the Capcom Pro Tour check out the official Capcom Pro Tour website.

More information about the sign ups here.

Twitter: @DreamHackFG
Facebook: @DreamHackFG


Pokkén Tournament

Pokkén Tournament Championship Series

Pokkén Tournament Championship Series is back at DreamHack Summer 2017. Don’t miss out on your chance to compete and earn prizes and invitations to the Pokémon World Championships. Show off your Pokémon fighting skills in the 2017 Pokkén Tournament Championship Series Europe Qualifier at DreamHack Summer 2017!.

More information about the sign ups here.

Pokkén Tournament rules
Play! Pokémon General Event Rules


Rocket League

Rocket League Championship

Together with Twitch and Psyonix, DreamHack we will be hosting a major open Rocket League® tournament at DreamHack Summer! Eeach tournament will feature a fully open and live competitive environment, available to anyone who has a dream to be the best with all the best matches being broadcast live on Twitch!.

More information about the sign ups here.

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